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Treaty experience plays part in new outdoor education centre

A new Bay of Islands outdoor education centre aims to give Kiwi kids a taste of adventure along with solid knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi.

New tool recognises work-ready capabilities in secondary and tertiary students

Otago Polytechnic is introducing a tool that empowers learners to develop work-ready capabilities that employers are looking for – complementary to their academic achievements. Several schools, including Otago Girls’ High School, Otago Boys’ High School...

Helping students deal with peer pressure to drink alcohol

A new, internationally acclaimed theatre-based education programme launched in Auckland this week, aimed at equipping year 9 students with the skills they need to counter peer pressure to drink alcohol.

Surf’s up: school surf competition attracts community support

Students from two Bay of Plenty schools got the opportunity to showcase their surfing skills at a recent inter-school surfing competition, supported by businesses and families from the local community.

Student-led signing club creates inclusion

A student-led sign language club is helping Wellington students communicate while also raising awareness of one of New Zealand’s three official languages.

Boosting oracy at Burnside

With 70 per cent of their new entrants starting school lacking basic oracy skills, the teachers at Burnside Primary knew something had to be done.

90 Kiwibots head to US for Robotics World Championships

Ninety robotics students between the ages of 11 and 18, and their support teams, have headed to Louisville, Kentucky, this week for the VEX Robotics World Championships, the biggest and fastest growing youth robotics competition in the world.

Teachers recognised for future-focused educational excellence

Two teachers recognised for bringing technology and future-focused skills to the classroom, Cloe Woodfield of Blind and Low Vision Education Network NZ, (BLENNZ) and Samuel Harris of Manurewa High School are awarded NEXT Expert Teachers.

US teacher’s mental health ‘check-in’ board goes viral

A US teacher's "check-in" board, which allows students to anonymously express how they are feeling, has gone viral.

Making the next period sustainable

Companies want to provide schools with resources to help educate students about using sustainable menstrual products.
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